Welcome! I'm the Institute for Entrepreneurship & Competitive Enterprise Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship (with tenure), and co-chair of the PhD Program at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Over the years, I have studied and lived in Shanghai, London, Toronto, Chicago, Helsinki, and Edmonton before joining IU. I got three degrees respectively from the London School of Economics, University of Toronto, and University of Alberta. In the interim, I also worked as a business consultant.
On this website, you will find information about my research, teaching, and service. Thanks for visiting!
EMLYON Interview where I shared some thoughts regarding research on optimal distinctiveness, social enterprises, and entrepreneurship, and some advices for early stage scholars.
(1) I am writing a book, tentatively titled "Optimal Distinctiveness: A New Approach to the Competitive Positioning of Organizations and Markets," for Cambridge University Press.
(2) IACMR 2021 Junior Faculty and Doctoral Consortium being prepared!
Time: June, 2021
(3) If you plan to apply for our PhD program and would like to work with me, please select "Strategic Management and Organization Theory" as your major as you navigate the application system.
Strategy and Organization Theory, Institutional Theory, Social Entrepreneurship, International Entreprenuership, Emerging Markets, Cross-National Comparative Studies
Doctoral: Organization Theory
MBA: Developing Strategic Capabilities
Undergraduate: Strategic Management
Global Business Institute: Social Entrepreneurship